|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||No|
|Parking Permit Required:||Yes|
Metropolitan Community College has several campuses throughout Kansas City, Missouri. All of MCC’s campuses offer academic and vocational degrees, and boast a high transfer rate. Students at the Blue River campus may also take advantage of the various academic student services, as well as exciting campus activities.
According to the school, more than 70% of MCC’s collective student body transfers to a four-year college or university. Students at the Blue River campus who wish to transfer may major in such fields as:
- Business Administration
Students also have the option of getting a degree that will prepare them for a career. Professional majors at Blue River include:
- Dental Assisting
- Paralegal Studies
- Veterinary Technology
Blue River also houses MCC’s academic advising center, which includes a math lab, a writing lab and a tutoring facility.
Another highlight of Blue River’s campus is its campus life, which includes theatre and music opportunities for students.
All of MCC’s campuses have an open admissions policy, which means that anyone may enroll by simply filling out an online admissions application. Certain healthcare programs may have additional admissions requirements, such as course pre-requisites.
Tuition is substantially lower for Missouri residents. Blue River also provides financial aid awards like scholarships, loans and grants. To apply for these, applicants must submit a FAFSA. All MCC campuses also participate in a Missouri state tuition waiver program for eligible students.
100% of students gave Metropolitan Community College, Blue River 5 stars overall.
The school is great. I recommend getting involved in student activities. I am an officer in Phi Theta Kappa for a second term. I am getting equally as much out of the experience as I am putting in. I will miss this campus when I graduate.
Metropolitan Community College, Blue River
20301 East 78 Highway
Independence, MO 64057
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Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.
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